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August 5, Concert by Kristine Opolais and Pavel Cernoch, Dzintari Concert Hall, Jurmala products and at the same time to show alternatives to uniform mass products. Guests from the Baltic Sea region will participate in the festival. Food products and catering services of the festival include modern and creative variations of the traditional Latvian cuisine and cuisine of other nations living in Latvia. A wide choice is available to guests. Also, for the second year, the Open-air Museum will gather amateur theatre groups coming from small towns and parishes of all regions of Latvia. Performances will be shown both indoors and outdoors, on fields and in other places. The festival is organized by the Latvian National Centre for Culture in cooperation with the Ethnographic Open-air Museum of Latvia. Learn more at www.brivdabasmuzejs.lv
August 09-13, XIII International Music Festival Summertime – Inese Galante and Friends 2017, Dzintari Concert Hall, Jurmala
The Summertime Festival, together with the Latvian opera diva Inese Galante, invites all music lovers for a week-long festival featuring music stars from Latvia and around the world. The festival also highlights up and coming talents, as well as helps to educate the next generation of musicians. The festival’s special atmosphere is ensured by the involvement of patroness Inese Galante, who actively is involved in many aspects of the festival. The Summertime Festival has always been a welcoming one for both for the performing artists and the audience. The festival’s full program is available at www.festivalsummertime.com and tickets can be bought online via www.bilesuparadize.lv
July 27, Midsummer Vilnius, Opera under the Stars, Charles Castranovo, The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Vilnius
On 27 July, world famous opera star from the USA, Charles Castronovo, shall perform together with the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Modestas Pitrenas, in the festival Midsummer Vilnius in the Grand Yard of the Palace of Grand Dukes of Lithuania, playing extracts from famous world operas and musicals. Recognized in the world, Charles Castronovo is one of the best lyrical tenors of his generation who has performed at the greatest and most professional world stages. His talent is charmed by visitors of the Royal Opera theatre Covent Garden in London, listeners of the New York Metropolitan Opera, Vienna and Berlin State Operas, Paris Opera Bastille and many more, and also Salzburg and Provence Ekso classical music festivals. Full information on the concert is available at www. midsummervilnius.com and for ticket purchase, please access www.bilietai.lt
July 30 – August 06, Vivace Vilnius International Summer Music Festival, various venues in Vilnius
Established in 2012 by Lithuanian violinist Egle Jarkova, the Vivace Vilnius International Summer Music Festival provides opportunities for promising musicians to advance their studies, and also to enliven the summer season in the historic city of Vilnius with world-class performances that are accessible to all. The admission to all concerts is free. Learn more about the festival at www.vivacevilnius.org